Albania

Census Results


1945-09-30
1950-09-03 1,218,943
1955-10-02 1,391,499
1960-10-02 1,626,315
1969-04-01
1979-01-07
1983-04-03
1989-04-12
2001-04-01 3,069,275
2011-10-01 2,821,977

General Information


Official name the Republic of Albania
Official name [native] Republika e Shqipërisë «Albanian»
Capital Tirana
Capital [native] Tiranë  «Albanian»
Region Southern Europe
ISO code AL
Statistical agency INSTAT

Name in Chinese 阿尔巴尼亚共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية ألبانيا
Name in Spanish la República de Albania
Name in Russian Республика Албания
Name in French la République d'Albanie

Administrative units

codeqark [prefecture]capitalarea (sq.km.)population
2001-04-01
census
population
2011-10-01
census
01BeratBerat1,798193,020141,944
09DibërPeshkopi2,586189,854137,047
02DurrësDurrës766245,179262,785
03ElbasanElbasan3,199362,736295,827
04FierFier1,890382,544310,331
05GjirokastërGjirokastër2,884112,83172,176
06KorçëKorçë3,711265,182220,357
07KukësKukës2,374111,39385,292
08LezhëLezhë1,620159,182134,027
10ShkodërShkodër3,562256,473215,347
11TiranëTiranë1,652597,899749,365
12VlorëVlorë2,706192,982175,640
 total 28,7483,069,2752,800,138
source: INSTAT, Albania.
note: 2011 census numbers refer to residential population, the full total is 2,821,977.
note: district level area is land area.

Expanded administrative units

codeqark [prefecture]
rreth [district]
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
2001-04-01
census
population
2011-10-01
census
01BeratBerat1,798193,020141,944
02BeratBerat888127,837 
17KuçovëKuçovë8435,338 
32SkraparCorovode84529,845 
09DibërPeshkopi2,586189,854137,047
03BulqizëBulqizë69542,968 
06DibërPeshkopi97085,699 
25MatBurrel82861,187 
02DurrësDurrës766245,179262,785
07DurrësDurrës437181,662 
16KrujëKrujë33463,517 
03ElbasanElbasan3,199362,736295,827
08ElbasanElbasan1,250221,635 
10GramshGramsh74035,750 
21LibrazhdLibrazhd1,09372,387 
27PeqinPeqin19732,964 
04FierFier1,890382,544310,331
09FierFier796199,082 
22LushnjëLushnjë664143,933 
24MallakastërBallsh34839,529 
05GjirokastërGjirokastër2,884112,83172,176
11GjirokastërGjirokastër1,18254,647 
28PërmetPërmet92725,780 
34TepelenëTepelenë81032,404 
06KorçëKorçë3,711265,182220,357
05DevollBilisht47734,641 
14KolonjëErseke86217,161 
15KorçëKorçë1,685142,909 
29PogradecPogradec58470,471 
07KukësKukës2,374111,39385,292
12HasKrume40219,660 
18KukësKukës93363,786 
36TropojëBajram Curri1,08127,947 
08LezhëLezhë1,620159,182134,027
19KurbinLaç25154,392 
20LezhëLezhë51067,734 
26MirditëRreshen87237,056 
10ShkodërShkodër3,562256,473215,347
23Malësi e MadheKoplik97136,692 
30PukëPukë1,05834,386 
33ShkodërShkodër1,326185,395 
11TiranëTiranë1,652597,899749,365
13KavajëKavajë40178,179 
35TiranëTiranë1,229519,720 
12VlorëVlorë2,706192,982175,640
04DelvinëDelvinë34910,765 
31SarandëSarandë70235,089 
37VlorëVlorë1,578147,128 
 total 28,7483,069,2752,800,138
source: INSTAT, Albania.
note: 2011 census numbers refer to residential population, the full total is 2,821,977.
note: district level area is land area.

Main cities

namepopulation
1990-07-01
estimate
population
2011-10-01
census
Tirana244,153421,286
Durrës..115,550
Vlorë..79,948
Elbasan..79,810
source: INSTAT, Albania.
note: 2011 census numbers refer to preliminary results.